Bsd update not updating kernel sources
Thanks to this all it takes to update the Free BSD source tree in the future is this command.
This will update the source to the latest revision and, of course, only copy the files that are new or have changed.
You can just accept the default port configuration options.
Once installed you can then update the Free BSD source tree using this command, this will update the source tree to Free BSD 9-STABLE, the same as the RELENG_9 tag used in csup.
Building a kernel is a somewhat more involved process. cddl Various commands and libraries under the Common Development and Distribution License.
All hardware requirements listed apply for use with Free BSD.
By default, the adapter auto-negotiates the speed and duplex of the connection.
In general, the automated tools should be the preferred method.
The manual methods are included for the sake of completeness, because some people prefer them and because sometimes - TINA (there is no alternative). As a passing observation if you were using entirely automated tools (freebsd-update and portsnap) you would not need be aware of this change - and might not even know about it. Note on Sloth: We generally follow the 'slothful' theory of OS maintenance.